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‘Long Bright River' compelling thriller about crime and family

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

BOOK REVIEW
“LONG BRIGHT RIVER”
By Liz Moore

Grade: A
The complicated relationship of two estranged sisters who chose different life paths persuasively works as a metaphor for their old neighborhood that is in transition. Deftly plotted with strong, vivid characters, Liz Moore's outstanding “Long Bright River” works as solid crime fiction and an intense family thriller.
A street officer for the Philadelphia Police Department, Mickey Fitzpatrick patrols the Kensington neighborhood, an area once solidly middle class. A “rapid economic decline” has left it overrun with addicts, prostitutes...
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